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Charles J. Martin letters

Charles J. Martin letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles J. Martin letters
Creator: Martin, Charles Jones
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1919
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2331
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Charles Jones Martin served in the U.S. Army from 1916 to 1919. He trained in Texas and was briefly stationed at Fort McPherson in Georgia before being sent overseas to France. Before his service, he received a certificate from the University of Georgia in 1913.

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of letters from Charles Jones Martin, Jr. to his family back home while he was overseas in World War I. Other items include photographs, official documents, postcards, and a certifcate from the University of Georgia via the State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles J. Martin letters, ms2331, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Correspondence.
Martin, Charles Jones -- Correspondence
Soldiers -- United States.
United States. Army

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr. (Sgt. Troop B, Georgia Guard) Mexican Border, Ft. Bliss, Ft. Hancock, Texas, 1916-1917
 
12Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr., Reserve Officers Training Camp, Fort McPherson, Georgia , 1917
 
13Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr. (Lieutenant, 325th Infantry), Camp Gordon, Atlanta and post card , 1917-1918
 
14Correspondence - Charles J. Martin, Jr. from France while a lieutenant and captain in the 325th Infantry, 82nd Division, 1918-1919
 
15Fragmants of letters
 
16letters, postcards, photographs and official papers
 
17State College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts Certificate, University of Georgia, 1913 January